Season 4 of the My Hero Academia anime was announced in the 44th issue of the 2018 Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, it began airing in Japan on October 12, 2019. A direct sequel to Season 3, this season will continue covering the Shie Hassaikai Arc.


Promotional material for Season 4 showed the anime will primarily cover the events of the Shie Hassaikai Arc of the manga.



As had been done previously, this season was first confirmed to be in the works at the end of the final episode of season three, which had aired days before the Shonen Jump issue containing the announcement was released.[4]

On May 26, 2019, the Japanese music label Legendoor announced that Yuki Hayashi had returned to compose the soundtrack for this season.[5] Hayashi would later confirm this himself on social media just one week later.[6]

On June 6, 2019, Funimation announced that it had acquired the season for international streaming through it's FunimationNow service.[7]

On June 16, 2019, it was announced that it will premiere on October 12, 2019.


List of Episodes

Story Arc # of Episodes Original Air Date
Shie Hassaikai Arc
(continued from Season 3)
TBD (Episodes 64 to ??) October 12, 2019 - TBD


As with the previous seasons, this season's soundtrack will be composed by Yuki Hayashi.

Opening Theme

Episodes 64-??: 「Polaris」 by BLUE ENCOUNT

Ending Theme

Episodes 64-⁇: 「Koukai no Uta」 by Sayuri

Promotional Material

Key Visuals

Promotional Videos

Character Designs


  • This is the first time in which the show will not begin airing in Japan during the spring anime season. While this season will retain its timeslot on YTV and NTV, the baseball manga Mix aired in its stead during that time. [8]
    • This also marks the first time in which this season will be airing during the fall.


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